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Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz completed 26-of-43 passes for 242 yards against the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday, Sept. 20.

Fantasy Football Trade Targets: Now’s the time to buy low

By Jack Clay, Staff Writer October 9, 2020
This is the perfect time in the fantasy football season to make that bold trade you’ve desperately needed to turn your season around. Check out staff writer Jack Clay’s recommendations for Week 5 trade targets.
Carolina Panthers running back Christian McCaffrey (22) celebrates after scoring a touchdown against the New Orleans Saints on Dec. 29, 2019.

2020 Fantasy Football “DOs” and “DON’Ts”: Draft Edition

By Jack Clay, Staff Writer August 27, 2020
As fantasy drafts begin to take place, I’m here to help you get through yours by presenting my 100% accurate and totally reliable Do’s and Don’ts for this year’s draft.
Dolphins quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick fights off Eagles defenders in the third quarter. The Eagles were called for roughing the passer on the play.

Waiver Wire Weekly: Crucial additions for fantasy playoffs

By Adin Link, Staff Writer December 4, 2019
Only a select few fantasy teams remain as playoff season begins. With late-season injuries taking their toll, these players could prove vital to keeping your season alive.
Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield scrambles out of the pocket looking for a receiver in the first half, Nov. 14, 2019, at FirstEnergy Stadium.

Waiver Wire Weekly: Ride out Scarbrough, Hines during final byes

By Adin Link, Staff Writer November 20, 2019
If your fantasy football team needs one last win to secure a spot in the playoffs, look to these players to step up during the NFL’s final bye week.
Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Nick Foles (7) looks for a receiver during his opening drive Sunday, Sept. 8.

Waiver Wire Weekly: As injury bug exits, playoff push enters

By Adin Link, Staff Writer November 13, 2019
Ten weeks have come and gone in the fantasy season and with so few matchups left in the fantasy season, every move from here on out is crucial.
Ronald Jones rushed for a career-high 75 yards in the Bucs' 31-17 loss to the San Francisco 49ers Sunday at Raymond James Stadium.

Waiver Wire Weekly: Ride Carr, Jones to victory

By Adin Link, Staff Writer November 6, 2019
With a season-high six teams on bye during a crucial week in fantasy football, managers need to think outside the box in order to win.
Daniel Jones (8) of the New York Giants throws a second-half pass against the Detroit Lions on Sunday, Oct. 27, at Ford Field in Detroit. The Lions won the game 31-26.

Waiver Wire Weekly: Struggling quarterbacks could make key additions

By Adin Link, Staff Writer October 30, 2019
With the playoffs just around the corner and four teams on bye, these players could prove crucial to fantasy owners looking to make a final postseason push.
Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins prepares to pass during the NFL game against the Detroit Lions on Oct. 20 in Detroit.

Waiver Wire Weekly: Johnson, Stills in line for elevated work

By Adin Link, Staff Writer October 23, 2019
With injuries to fantasy cogs Kerryon Johnson and Will Fuller, replacements Ty Johnson and Kenny Stills are must-adds in every league.
Carolina Panthers outside linebacker Thomas Davis (58) brings down Green Bay Packers running back Jamaal Williams (30).

Waiver Wire Weekly: Williams, Tate could serve as crucial fill-ins

By Adin Link, Staff Writer October 16, 2019
If your fantasy team is suffering through the bye weeks of Christian McCaffery and Odell Beckham Jr., these fill-in players could help make sure you stay in the playoff hunt.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston (3) attempts a pass during the first quarter against the New York Giants on Sept. 22 in Tampa, Florida.

Waiver Wire Weekly: No superstars, no problem

By Adin Link, Staff Writer October 1, 2019
With another week of NFL action in the books, here is the latest slate of players available to bolster your fantasy football squad. Last week we featured breakout players like Jacoby Brissett, Darrel Williams and Will Dissly. This week we focus on a slew of of Bucs and Steelers after big performances in Week 4.
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